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Woman Vows To Love Fighting Dog That Was Dumped When He Stopped Winning

Written by: Julie Hunt
Julie Hunt is an avid dog lover and writer for, and has a background as a veterinary technician. She rescued a beautiful former bait dog named Rory.Read more
| Published on May 2, 2023

A beautiful pup named Elijah was found on a dumping ground used to discard fighting dogs. The reason for his abandonment: he wasn’t consistently winning anymore. The one-eared, unwanted dog was adopted by T.K., a woman who saw him for who he truly is… remarkable!


When Elijah came home with T.K., he didn’t understand what being inside a house entailed. He also wasn’t comfortable around other dogs, which is understandable considering his past. It also took Elijah a while until he trusted his new mom. Now their bond is stronger than glue!


The once apprehensive dog now plays like a puppy which makes his mom so incredibly happy. T.K. says in the video that when Elijah plays, he doesn’t just run around with his toy, he prances! Remember how we mentioned that Elijah was afraid of other dogs? Well, now he doesn’t just tolerate them– he loves them!


The story doesn’t end here. Wait until you see what Elijah is doing to inspire others! Elijah is such a survivor. Thank you to all who were involved in saving this deserving dog and to T.K. for giving him a wonderful loving home!

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